KiCad is a popular open source tool used for PCB design, but there’s a better option. If you’re looking for open source software with access to expansive libraries, powerful tools and community support, you need CircuitMaker.
CircuitMaker is built on Altium Designer’s advanced PCB design technology, featuring a sleek, modern user interface, and unlimited access to vast community libraries containing thousands of components. Share information and ideas, ask questions and get feedback, collaborate on projects– it’s all free.
For more than 30 years, Altium has been a trusted leader in PCB design software. We’ve created Circuitmaker in order to offer the same high quality, cutting-edge PCB design software to makers, DIYers and hobbyists who want access to the tools they need to design a great PCB.
With CircuitMaker you can: :
Easily Import your KiCAD and EAGLE PCB design files
Explore the PCB designs of other users and ask questions in our community forums
Download component libraries and access real-time information on the parts you need
Access One-Click Manufacturing, Push-N-Shove Routing and a Topological Autorouter
CircuitMaker has everything you need, is completely free and has no limitations. Sign up today to start exploring what it can do and get a free 15-day trial of Altium Designer 18.